Skip to comments.'Project Gunwalker' and human sacrifice
Posted on 04/04/2012 7:11:17 AM PDT by marktwain
"Human sacrifices suspected along Mexico border," reads the headline of a disturbing MSNBC story. The story, admittedly, has nothing to do with "Operation Fast and Furious" or "Project Gunwalker." Still, a journalist writing a story about the U.S. government's deliberate arming of ruthless Mexican drug cartels could do far worse for a headline.
The MSNBC story is about a poor Mexican family, worshippers of Santa Muerte (Saint Death), who are accused of murdering two 10-year-old boys and a 55-year-old woman, believing that these blood sacrifices would bring them wealth:
"They thought that by offering the blood, they would be protected for some time," Larrinaga said. "According to them, Santa Muerte was going to tell them where the money was. They all identify themselves as fanatic followers of Santa Muerte."
The idea of sacrificing human life for one's own gain of course requires fully investing oneself in the notion that the people being sacrificed are of so little value, compared to what one hopes to gain, as to make their deaths an acceptable cost. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) supervisor David Voth put it this way, when agents under him objected to the inevitable loss of life in Mexico stemming from "Project Gunwalker":
If you are going to make an omelet, you need to scramble some eggs.
Yes--that is how much he valued the lives of the "nameless, faceless dead" in whose sacrifice he was participating--as "eggs" to be "scrambled" for the "omelet" of more oppressive gun regulation.
Some, of course, dismiss that notion as a "paranoid conspiracy theory." According to these Underpants Gnomes, the goal of the Obama administration's gun running wasn't more "gun control" (despite the fact that "gunwalked" guns have already been used to justify more gun regulation), but to track the guns
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“If you are going to make an omelet, you need to scramble some eggs.”
Did Voth actually say “If you are going to make an omelet, you need to scramble some eggs.”?
That’s downright Stalinesque.